electric monopole


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electric monopole

[i¦lek·trik ′män·ə‚pōl]
(electricity)
A distribution of electric charge which is concentrated at a point or is spherically symmetric.
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Calculate the electric monopole strength, X(E0/E2).
The electric monopole transitions, E0, are normally occurring between two states of the same spin and parity by transferring energy and zero unit of angular momentum.
Cuhaci, "Electric monopole antenna using a dielectric ring resonator," Elect.
Strength of the electric monopole transitions [X.sub.if, f] (E0/E2) are calculated; and
The potential energy surfaces, levels energy, parity shift, electromagnetic transition rates and electric monopole strength X(E0/E2) are calculated.
6 shows also that [sup.224]Ra has strong electric monopole strength than the other radium isotopes which is in agreement with the previous explanations.
This simulation tool, designed by the authors, contains three common models (dipole small magnets, monopole small magnets, and electric monopoles) often proposed by secondary students.
Marshall recognizes that fundamental particles we know are electric monopoles and/or magnetic dipoles, but dark matter might contain the converse particles.
Theories that posit an exact and complete symmetry between electricity and magnetism predict their existence; electric monopoles are very common.
(1) We have seen electric monopoles (e.g., electrons, protons) and magnetic dipoles (particles with spin), but not the converse particles.